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Reefer rates still stuck in a rut
Reefer rates still stuck in a rut

This summer, reefer markets have felt the woes of reduced harvests due to harsh weather. That's kept rates from climbing, and reefer trucks have also been competing for dry van freight.

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Reefer markets still await late-summer harvests
Reefer markets still await late-summer harvests

Reefer markets have been waiting for an uplift from late summer fruit and vegetable harvests, but so far, that hasn't happened. The Midwest has made gains, but not enough to make up for markets where harvests have struggled due to weather.

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Van rates still waiting for a rebound
Van rates still waiting for a rebound

Van freight trends have been muted for nearly all of 2019 – we haven't seen many sharp spikes or large drops. Overall, it's been a steady decline, interrupted by higher rates in June and the first half of July.

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Reefer activity shifts northward
Reefer activity shifts northward

Reefer demand trailed off in California and Texas last week, and the majority of high-traffic reefer lanes paid lower rates last week. But there were early signs of activity shifting northward.

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Reefer rates remain in flux
Reefer rates remain in flux

California and Texas remain in flux with overall volumes roughly the same the last several weeks. Reefer produce failed to climb at the end of July, due in part to a sharp decline in volumes from Fresno.

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